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Weekend Play-Pretend Warriors in Nevada

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2014

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Cliven Bundy’s stand against the United States government has often been described as the equivalent of the Whiskey Rebellion. We can find this comparison all over the Web. Bundy has described himself as “just like Rosa Parks.” No, he isn’t. Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus. She did not pull […]

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Showdown in Nevada

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2014

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Let’s begin with a map. Here are some explanations. The United States government has direct ownership of almost 650 million acres of land (2.63 million square kilometers) — nearly 30% of its total territory. These federal lands are used as military bases or testing grounds, nature parks and reserves and Indian reservations, or are leased […]

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Colorado Gun Control Democrats Recalled by Voters

Written by Gary North on September 11, 2013

Colorado entered the union in 1876. The voters were given the right to recall elected politicians, but until September 10, 2013, they had never done this. Now they have. Two state senators who had voted for limitations on magazine capacity and background checks were defeated in recall elections. One of them was president of the […]

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Riots in Sweden by We Know Who and Why Immigrants

Written by Gary North on May 24, 2013

Immigrants are rioting in Sweden. Where are they from? Shhhh. They are “youths.” Can you be more specific? Shhhh. What are they rioting about? Shhhh. Does this have anything to do with religion? Shhhh. This is like flash mobs in urban America, where the rioters are described as “teenagers.” Yes, they surely are. Can you […]

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Young Democratic Socialists: Hopeless Beyond Belief

Written by Gary North on March 28, 2013

“A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism.” — Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848), opening sentence I bring good news. Marxism is really, truly dead. I figured that out in late 1991. The drunken stupor of the would-be counter-coup, anti-Yeltsin Communists  in mid-August was the sign of […]

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Democracy in Europe: “You Dumb Clucks”

Written by Gary North on March 19, 2013

The Eurogroup held a teleconference this evening to take stock of the situation in Cyprus. The Eurozone’s decision-making institution on the euro is an informal committee of finance ministers. The committee has no official name. It has no official power. It is not voted into office. In the Lisbon Treaty, which went into effect on […]

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